NGC 7380 (also known as the Wizard Nebula) is an open cluster surrounded by an emission nebula in the constellation of Cepheus. It lies at a distance of ~7,200 light-years. The active star forming region spans ~100 about light years.The image comprises 5 x Ha, OIII and SII (300 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 60 degrees over two nights, 12 and 13 July 2017. The images were processed using the CFHT convention, Ha-OIII-SII mapped to RGB. The field of view is34’ x 23’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 8 October 2018